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    There are road construction projects planned for Highway 17 and Highway 129 in the Huron Shores area.

    These projects are expected to take a couple of years to complete and will consist of grading and resurfacing of Highway 17 between Iron Bridge and Nestorville, and Highway 129 North from Thessalon to Highway 554. This will include replacement of culverts and maintenance to ditches and road shoulders.

    The Municipality of Huron Shores has announced these upcoming road projects and indicated that there will be crews working on various roads throughout the area, aiming to improve road quality and safety. For the most current and detailed information, it would be best to stay tuned to the Municipality of Huron Shores official communications or contact them directly.

    They will provide updates on the construction activities, including any changes to traffic patterns and alternate routes during the construction period. It's always a good idea to check these sources regularly for the latest information on road construction projects, especially if you're planning travel through the area. The Ontario 511Traveller Information website is also a useful resource for up-to-date status of road closures and delays you may encounter.

    Here is the current Ontario 511 information that is in effect and updated as of June 28, 2024 Highway 17:

    • Anticipated project duration: May 20, 2024 to October 31, 2025
    • Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Highway 17 from McFadden Line (Nestorville), easterly for 33.3 kilometres to Highway 546 Iron Bridge Flagging for single lane closures for construction operations from Monday to Friday. Potential speed reduction from 90 kilometres per hour to 70 kilometres per hour in construction limits.
    • Effective lane width is 3.75 metres. No construction changes to existing height restrictions or bridges.
    • Highway 129 - Anticipated project duration: June 5, 2023 to September 6, 2024
    • Update as of June 28, 2024: Expect delays up to 10 minutes.
    • Structural Culvert Site #1, 2.25 kilometres south of the junction with Highway 556.
    • Structural Culvert Site #2, 8.5 kilometres north of the junction with Highway 556.
    • Total project length, 4.1 kilometres. Single lane closure controlled by traffic lights.
    • Reduced speed limit to 60 kilometres per hour.

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